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April 16, 2016 2:53 AM The Strategic Area In Syria – Analysis

The main pressures of the various jihadist groups in Syria are now targeted to the North of the Aleppo province. If Aleppo collapses, also the non-jihadist Syria will collapse. Conversely, if the Salafists hold the city under control, no credible reconquest of Syria will be possible. On April 13, 2016, negotiations No. 3 for “peace” in Syria have resumed 22

April 15, 2016 4:09 AM Fact-checking the ninth Democratic debate

CNN hosted the ninth Democratic presidential debate on March 14, a face-off between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.). Not every statement could be easily fact-checked, but here are 14 suspicious or interesting claims. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios when we review assertions in debates. As a senator 20

April 15, 2016 1:15 AM The Brooklyn Democratic debate transcript, annotated

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) are meeting Thursday night for their fifth one-on-one presidential debate, facing off in Brooklyn. The debate began at 9 p.m. Eastern time and is televised nationally on CNN. from the Duggal Greenhouse, a vast converted warehouse on the grounds of the old Brooklyn Navy Yard. To see an annotation 28

April 14, 2016 12:21 PM Man relives axe attack horror after woman police officer seriously injured

A man has described how he dragged a badly injured woman police officer into his home by her body armour after witnessing a frenzied attack on her by a man wielding a axe. Simon Ellis, 46, said the officer suffered injuries including a severed finger and a smashed ankle, as well as cuts to her head, as she was hit a number of times with the weapon after 17

April 14, 2016 9:02 AM Airport sniffer dog demands power to confiscate delicious meat products

A SNIFFER dog has demanded new powers to seize sausages, biscuits and other snack foods. Spaniel Tom Logan, whose main role is to find drugs, believes that meat-based products should be added to the list of things that must be removed from travellers’ luggage for further examination. Logan said: “People don’t realise the dangers caused by tasty cured 14

April 14, 2016 6:41 AM U.S. defense officials: N. Korea raising its missile capabilities

WASHINGTON--U.S. intelligence believes North Korea's ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile is low, but its capabilities will increase, making continued investment in missile defense essential, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. North Korea has publicized a series of tests of its weapons technology since detonating 7

April 13, 2016 10:39 PM Teenager charged with burglary and weapon possession after Everton stand off

Jamie Carr, 18, is due to appear before magistrates on Thursday morning A teenager has been charged with burglary and possession of a weapon after a tense six-hour stand-off with police at an Everton home. Jamie Carr, 18, of Anfield Road, Anfield , has been charged with aggravated burglary, non-dwelling burglary, possession of an offensive weapon and breach 8

April 13, 2016 4:57 PM The Latest: Attorney: Will Smith did not brandish gun

An attorney for the family of Will Smith says the former New Orleans Saints star did not brandish a gun or have it on him before he was shot to death. Gabriella Ortiz, of New Orleans, pauses at a makeshift memorial in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, near the spot where former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed, and his wife wounded 10

April 12, 2016 4:27 PM $100-Million Plan Will Send Probes to the Nearest Star

Funded by Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner and with the blessing of Stephen Hawking, Breakthrough Starshot aims to send probes to Alpha Centauri in a generation For Yuri Milner, the Russian Internet entrepreneur and billionaire philanthropist who funds the world’s richest science prizes and searches for extraterrestrial intelligence, the sky is not the limit 28

April 12, 2016 10:47 AM Wolverhampton man arrested as ammunition and drugs seized

Officers found heroin and crack cocaine as well as mobile phones in the raid on Lower Chase Road, Malvern, on Friday evening. A man from Wolverhampton, 31, and two men aged 18 and 28 from Worcester and Malvern were all arrested on suspicion of possession of class A controlled drugs and possession of ammunition without a certificate . The 31 year old was further 8